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Definitions of agent:

part of speech: noun

A substance or compound that changes existing conditions.

part of speech: noun

Anything which produces an effect upon the organism; especially a remedy of any sort, whether medicinal or not.

Usage examples for agent:

  • " You will have an agent here, Richard, I take it," said he. "Richard Carvel, Complete", Winston Churchill Last Updated: March 5, 2009
  • I'll telephone the station agent and give him the message. "Northwest!", Harold Bindloss

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